The impact of a pandemic on cannabis sales

Topic Summary of piece Cannabis sales have soared during this COVID-19 pandemic.  The increase is a clear outcome of the extended, mandatory, stay-at-home measures and closures of businesses. Excerpts “Cannabis purchases rose as much as 600 per cent since the beginning of March in Canada’s biggest market thanks to stockpiling by consumers during the COVID-19 […]

The growing concern of cannabis use among elders

Topic Summary of piece Cannabis use among senior citizens has increased in recent years and has become a growing concern for health professionals. Excerpts “The numbers of American seniors over age 65 who now smoke marijuana or use edibles increased two-fold between 2015 and 2018, according to research published Monday in JAMA.” Re:Mark The introduction of legal cannabis has resulted in an increase in use by seniors over the age of […]

Buyer Beware!

Topic Summary of piece The legalization of CBD in the U.S. in 2018 has brought about a large number of online merchants who are abusing the convenience of e-commerce to mislead and misdirect consumers with false claims. CBD is regulated in Canada under the Cannabis Act. Health Canada oversees the production of cannabis products including […]